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Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm PST
an opportunity to travel to bangladesh. three of the students chosen nationally came from sfusd. . ( listing students ) i just wanted to acknowledge amanda, who was a recipient last year and jasper, a teacher at mission high school, also known as jay. so i would like to -- well, therefore be it resolved that the board of education of the san francisco unified school district recognized world savvy for its contributions to san francisco unified school district and the global community. and we congratulate our youth leaders and teacher and wish them a safe and exciting journey to bangladesh. and we have to vote on this first and then i will introduce who is going to come up. >> roll call. >> miss lee? >> yes. >> miss wong? >> yes. >> miss fewer? >> yes. >> miss murase? >> yes. >> miss mendoza? >> yes. >> dr. murase? >> yes. >> miss norton. >> mr. yee. >> seven ayes. >> i would like to bring up laura, who is going to be traveling to bangladesh and is the project coordinator on this and also amy, who is here based here in san francisco. and i would also like to ask the student
Dec 13, 2012 2:00pm PST
have gone overseas and specifically to bangladesh. that country's garment industry, bang la desh's garment industry now accounts for 80% of bangladesh's $24 billion in exports. but with that new booming industry, for bang la desh has come significant problems. last month at a bangladeshi factory that makes clothes for walmart, sears for disney, a fire started in a pile of clothes. even as the alarms went off managers actually told workers to ignore the alarms and keep on sewing. but the flames continued to spread and hundreds of workers were trapped inside the factory unable to escape because managers locked the doors! reportedly to keep people from stealing. in all 112 people were killed. now, since then, there have been mounting calls for accountability and regulations. >> the equipment is not used properly. there is no training and the equipment is just installed in order to get work orders. workers in our country are dying because of this. workers are being killed. >> jennifer: so far though, no one has take
Dec 27, 2012 5:30am PST
the effects of global warming. nicklaus has been to a village in bangladesh that the extreme measures to deal with rising sea levels. >> these children are attending school, but it's not just any school. theirs is on a boat. all of them are climate refugees forced to move from their homes due to rising waters. according to u.n. agencies, floods and torrential rains destroyed thousands of schools last year. >> i don't want my grandchildren to rely on nature is good will to survive. they need an education so they can lead this land. >> the school is funded by a local charity. the goal is to ensure the children still get a basic education. this 8-year-old wants to become an engineer. he says he wants to build a wall to protect bangladesh from slumps. -- from floods. by the time these children become adults, one-third of bangladesh territory will be permanently flooded. the himalayan glacier a, a source of all major rivers in bangladesh, but because of rising temperatures, those glaciers are melting at an unprecedented rate. this, along with deforestation of the continent, causes the rivers downs
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Dec 3, 2012 7:30pm PST
've got it pretty good. >> violent protests in bangladesh this morning after a deadly garment factory fire. saturday's fire killed at least 112 factory workers. the factory is owned by an exporter whose clients include wal-mart. >> jon: see? (laughter) wah-wah! "i work at wal-mart in the united states! i can't afford to take my kids to the doctor!" well, at least where you work there are exits! (laughter and applause) and the worst part of that fire -- (cheers and applause) the worst part of that fire is the devastating impact that it's going to have on wal-mart. >> this is a big giant prize for unions. this is a big giant prize for those who are anti-capitalism. if it's not this, it will be something else. >> i think it's a stretch, an amazing stretch, to try to pin this on wal-mart. i can't think of a worse target. >> jon: oh, i actually -- i believe that's wal-mart's slogan: "think of a worse target." (cheers and applause) yeah, that was joe. joe came up with that in the meeting and we're all like "we're using that." (laughter) i'm sorry. you were being callusly dismissive about the wor
Dec 1, 2012 8:00am PST
into a culinary delight from bangladesh. >> we're in dhaka, the capital of bangladesh. the history of this city goes back more than a thousand years. today, with 13 million residents it's one of the largest cities in the world. bangladesh is a very poor country, but you'd never guess it from the cuisine. as in india or pakistan, people here cook with lots of spices -- whose aroma fills the streets. on nilkhet square in front of dhaka university people of all ages gather in the evenings to enjoy a snack. this food stall offers fuchka, a traditional fare for people on the go. mohammed amman is only 14, but he's been manning the stand for a year now -- and taking in around 10 euros a day. >> my family is pretty poor, so i had to start earning early on. there's no other way. >> unicef estimates that around five million children work in bangladesh -- many of them much younger than mohammed. >> i went to school for a little while, but then my parents couldn't afford it. >> a portion of fuchka sells for the equivalent of 30 cents. >> you see fuchka everywhere here. in the seating areas of these food s
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
to be an attempt to keep efforts to reconcile with the taliban on track. >>> bangladesh is one of asia's economic rising stars but not everyone enjoys the benefits. more than 70% of the population lives in rural areas with limited access to education and technology. and now a simple service to connect them is gaining momentum. nhk world reports. >> reporter: ladies cycle into the farming villages of bangladesh. the ladies cycle house to house to villages where electricity are rare. their main tool is a battery powered laptop. it connects to the internet over a mobile phone network. >> translator: a blaze at a textile factory in the capital is making headlines. >> reporter: this lady reads news and important headlines for farmers. many people in these areas are illiterate. the ladies use simple lang that -- language that is easy to understand. >> translator: it's a great help to have someone tell us what is happening outside our village. >> reporter: the service began four years ago. affordable process made it available. the basic service costs two cents for ten minutes. for 11 cents, the info lad
Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
an update on the dangerous working conditions in bangladesh, where more than 100 workers have died over the past month. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: president obama made another foray outside washington today, trying to build public support for a fiscal cliff agreement. it came a day after he resumed talking with the top house republican, and as a year-end deadline moved even closer. the president took his public campaign for a deficit deal on his terms to the daimler diesel plant in redford michigan. >> if congress doesn't act soon meaning in the next few weeks, starting
Dec 28, 2012 1:30pm PST
for bangladesh. they leave saturday morning to washington, d.c. to meet their other colleagues, 30 other students out of the 120 that applied. and they will go from d.c. to -- you guys are flying into -- to dubai and from dubai into dhaka. and they will spend four weeks in bangladesh, two weeks with a host family. a week in the man groves in the forest on a boat and a week doing service learning. congratulations. dana, or laura, if you would like to come up and say a little something. >> hi. i am the international program manager at world savvy. i was introduced to this organization because my roommate several years ago pulled me out of bed on a saturday at 7:00 a.m. and when i got there i was amazed at what i found. it was excitement on young people's face as they talked about food security and nutrition internationally. they were high schoolers and it was the world affairs challenge, which is now called the world savvy challenge. the program that we are represent right now is our international programs, our newest program as stated is a fully funded program for youth and educators. at
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
you for having me. >> cenk: walmart, we didn't know about the fire in bangladesh. that's a subcontractor. then we find out something very different. >> fire officials say the only way out was down open staircases that fed right into the flames. some workers died as they jumped from higher floors. >> cenk: we find out that they chose not to spend extra money on fire safety. oh the devastating. we'll give you the details when we come back. then tommy chung joins us. they're about to legalize marijuana. >> do you have narcotics or marijuana in here. >> not any more. >> even in the transcripts they said i am in here because did i these movies. >> cenk: then the elbow of the day. you're going to be shocked to find out that it's on a republican's head find out later in the program. [ piano plays ] troy polamalu's going deeper. ♪ ♪ and so is head & shoulders deep clean. [ male announcer ] with 7 benefits it goes deep to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ (vo) now, it's your turn. (
Dec 8, 2012 9:30pm EST
a case i documented two years ago in bangladesh. someone i call mustafa. bangladesh and sri we are very poor and it is very difficult to find work -- and the desk. bangladesh. we are very poor and it is very difficult to find work. i did not have funds so i took along which they said i could be paid for my wages once i am working. after some months, but given document and the agents deranged trouble for us by ship to kuala lumpur. the ship left. more than 20 were put inside the container at the bottom of the ship. it was part of the were provided torch's. we were only allowed out of the container from a one hour for toilet. otherwise, we had to stay inside all the time. it was very hard and the smell was very bad. if we had to use the toilet inside the container, there was a small budget. most of us became very sick. i think it was maybe nine days to reach koala lumpur. there we were taken to dormitories with more than 200 men. we slept on mac 3 each morning at 4:00, we were taken to the construction site -- we slept on mats. each morning at 4:00 we were taken to the construction site.
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
man view the muslims as illegal aliens from bangladesh. the government does not recognize them as citizens. bangladesh refuses to grant citizenship status. >>> that will wrap up our bulletin for today. >>> artists have tried since 1945 to make sense of the atomic bombings in japan. one of them, the menga comic artist has sadly passed away. he died of lung cancer at 73. he survived hiroshima himself as a child and worked tirelessly to deliver a powerful message for world peace. nhk world has more. >> reporter: barefoot gen is a story of a boy who survived the atomic bomb on hiroshima. author keiji nakazawa was 6 when he lost his father and two siblings in the bombing, but he avoided the topic in his first manga comics. survivors were often shunned by society. nakazawa preferred to keep silent, but he changed deeply when his mother passed away in 1966. she was also a survivor. >> translator: when my mother was cremated, there were no pieces of bones left at all. that made me so angry. i made up my mind not to ignore the bomb. >> reporter: nakazawa began to create work inspired by
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
in bangladesh that killed 112 people. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. stories making news this morning. in michigan republican lawmakers pushed through a right to work bill banning unions paying fees. they called the law an attack on worker's rights. >>> in greece, violence between protesters and police. >>> in bangladesh an official says that fire that killed 112 people last month was in a garment factory that had lost its safety certification back in june. also, the factory owner was authorized to run a three story business but it was illegally expanded to eight storiesed adding a ninth at the time of the late november blaze. >>> at the smithsonian museum in washington, the world's largest cut stone is now on display. the aqua marine gem is more than a foot tall and weighs almost five pounds. it's called the don pedro gemba. >>> we're going to find out how hard super storm sandy slammed the economy with the government's november jobs report. economists fear sandy battered hiring with estimates of 80 to 93,000 jobs added. that's compared to 171,000 in october. >>> well, g
Dec 26, 2012 12:45am EST
, it runs north, south so they don't unite the country and had less people than bangladesh. 141 million people, bangladesh has more. so vladimir putin sent up near imperialism on the deepak geographical and security and that's how we should understand not as a madman hour to totalitarian but it's a very traditional autocrat. >> one of the interesting hinges of this book is your discussion about the fall of the berlin wall, and if i read it right, you say that it may appear optimists. it made us to convinced that himeno agencies our system of democracy, system of free markets would have the transforming power. >> talk about that and take that story through the 1980's and into the 90's. >> the fall of the berlin wall eliminated constraints. we thought because we can get to the red army out of eastern europe it suddenly with a transforming effect in the middle east and sub-saharan africa that the world would not open, it would be open for democracy. democracy would come in all those places but it would be a long time who and certain stories hit. this was the genesis for the book. i saw how
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> 54 degrees. 5:11. we continue to track breaking news out of bangladesh. new developments following a factory fire. >>> check out what turned up in a grocery store delivery in new mexico. an employee discovered this pistol and seven rounds of ammo stashed in a case of frozen meat. that worker told the supervisor who immediately called police. detectives put the gun's serial number and description into a national database. that could help track down the owner. >>> breaking news now. the owner of a bangladesh clothing factory where 112 people were killed last month lost its fire safety certification in june. the factory owner told the associated press that he was only authorized to build a three-story facility. he illegally expanded it to eight stories and was adding a ninth floor at the time of the fire. despite the violations, the factory produced clothes for disney, walmart, and sears. the fire is bangladesh's worst ever industrial accident. >>> this morning emergency teams are working to rescue hundreds of people missing after a typhoon hit the philippines. more than 400 people ar
Dec 16, 2012 5:30am PST
they are not getting a fair trial. it is outside the bangladesh war crimes tribunal where defense witnesses say one of their people was conducted. this witness has never been seen since. bangladeshi security forces denied any wrongdoing in the of the action of the witness. they say under these circumstances, the -- there can be no fair hearing. further delays will only prolong the healing process. she says she wants politics out of the trial and hopes for a search for justice will unite all and can no longer a drag on. >> preparations are underway in fiji as cyclone evan continues barreling toward the islands. it has already caused four people to go missing in american samoa. >> houses are flattened and most of the islands are without power. people like this woman sift through what is left of their homes. >> we are going to survive with my daughter and my son. >> a tsunami devastated samoa three years ago. this time, the damage is worse. the storm has forced thousands into evacuation locations. >> it has not really hit us yet. we are glad we are able to help. >> the default are turning to god, pray
Dec 7, 2012 2:00am PST
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Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
. >>> still to come, breaking news out of bangladesh. what we're learning now about a factory fire that left more than 100 people dead. ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong, i don't wanna be right ♪ ce [ abrupt record scratch, music stops ] what!? it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- ke heart-healthy, 100% whole grain oats... and that sweet honey taste. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. [ female announcer ] find your favorite and fall in love with the great taste of cheerios. >>> this is melissa mollet at the live desk. we just learned in a bangladesh factory where 130 workers died. the owner admits he was illegally expanding the building from three floors to nine. the workers tied last month when a fire broke out and emergency exits were either locked or nonexistent. despite all the violations, it was still operating. the factory made garments for walmart, disney, and sears. >>> the time is 4:45. police in midland, texas, said the parade float driver involved in the accident that killed four people would not be cha
Dec 9, 2012 12:30am EST
in bangladesh. my name is mustafa. we are very poor, and it is very difficult to find work. many recruiters come to the village. they promised they can arrange work and construction in other countries for very good wages. first, we have to pay a fee of around $5,000 for training and documents. i did not have these funds, so i took a loan, which they said i could repave from my wages once i am working. after some months, we were given documents, and agents arranged travel for us. more than 20 of us were put inside the container at the bottom of the ship. it was dark, but we were provided tortoise. we were only allowed outside of the container -- provided torches. we were only allowed out of the container at night. it was very hot, and the smell was very bad. for toilet, we had a small bucket. most of us became a very sick. i think it was nine days, our journey. from there, we were taken to journeys -- to dormitories. they were very crowded. we slept on nats. each morning at 4:00, we were taken to the construction sites by bus. my work was with cement. we had to usually work until 7:00 or 8:00 at
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
to bangladesh and myanmar. the combined efforts are known as china's strain strategy. india is concerned that china's growing military presence may spread beyond the straits of malacca into the indian ocean. this situation has prompted a rapprochement between india and the united states. the two nations share the view that any threat to the freedom of navigation runs counter to their national interests. india is also likely to develop cooperation with asean and japan as part of a strategy against china. abhishek duel ya, nhk, new delhi. >>> thailand's auto industry was one of the hardest hit by last year's devastating floods. automakers are a pilar of the thai economy, but with factories ruined, production was halted for months. this year, though, has seen a drugmaker turnaround with record high production as nhk world reports. >> reporter: the thailand international expo is taking place here in bangkok. 38 automobile companies are showing off their newest models. thailand's model show is one of the big events in southeast asia. it kicked off last weekend attracting consumers on the hunt
Dec 25, 2012 5:30am PST
fashion industry has victims. >> we had a factory collapsed in bangladesh with 250 dead. why is this acceptable but it is still happening? just because it is not under our noses? why is that acceptable? >> it is still happening, she argues, because big chain's demand rapid turnaround the lowest possible price. she says ethical fashion means retailers recognizing the flaws of the system they created. shoppers, despite the collective power they sometimes yield, often do not give consideration to the close and where they are made. >> it is something i have considered. i do not buy them from large supermarkets, but i tend to buy it. >> as long as consumers buy cheap fashion, retailers will provided for them. the monetary cost is low. the human cost, however, is sometimes still far too high. >> thousands of people from around the world are in bethlehem to celebrate christmas. worshipers attended mass at the church of the nativity, which is on the site of were jesus christ is believed to have been born. from bethlehem, here is james ferguson. >> the celebrations in nativity square
Dec 31, 2012 5:30am PST
. security concerns led to the bangladesh national team pulling out of the tour of pakistan which had been scheduled for january. gunmen attacked the sri lankan team bus in lahore in 2009. the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman last week has led to national furor and sparked a debate about women's rights in the country. in a sexual crime has dominated the headlines in india for nearly two weeks, and not just the case of this 23-year-old victim. rape, sexual abuse, and harassment are at the top of newscasts and on the front page of newspapers every day. local media have spare no expense to cover the protests sparked by the gang rape case. details of the rape and assault on the bus, as well as the student's losing fight for survival were broadcast and printed with up to the minute commentary, the type of commentary usually reserve for credit cards. c ricket -- for cricket coverage. >> this kind of thing surrounding the issue of sexual violence-it has been a huge wake-up call. i sense that this is a lot of emotion involved. this is not just another story. this is something that affec
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
for bangladesh in new york. he preferred to keep his distance. >> i could have made billions by now, but i never thought of that. i wanted to keep the sanctity of music. >> two of his daughters became musicians. the jazz singer nora jones and a sitar player like her father. >> what is great about my relationship with him is we have a father daughter relationship. we have a teacher and student relationship and are also musical collaborators and perform together, so it is a very tight-knit, very close relationship. >> he was a man for whom music was part of an oral tradition handed down from two route to route. -- from guru to guru. and art with which she inspired musicians for 70 years. >> he died at the age of 92. he will be missed by music lovers around the world. that brings the program to a close. you can get updates on our web site. if you would like to reach me, you can follow me on a switcher. i will see you tomorrow. -- on twitter. >> make sense of international news at >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, a
Dec 16, 2012 6:30pm PST
as commissioner mendoza said with their host families in bangladesh and will meet nobel laureate mohammed hamas. among many other interesting things. i will let them speak a little bit about their excitement about this program. >> hi, i just would really like to thank world savvy for this wonderful opportunity. i know i will learn so much not just from my host family, but from kids in a different country, which is just so amazing. not only a different country, but across the country and across the bay. so thank you. >> good evening, folks. thanks for having us here. we're just honored to carry on the great work that san francisco is doing into another part of the world. san francisco has been a leader in sustainability here in the u.s., and we're going to go and carry on the wonderful work our community, as well as our educators and leaders have been doing. so thank you for the honor. thank you for recognizing us. thank you world savvy and we appreciate and we're honored and thankful. thanks again. >> and just in closing i wanted to give my heartfelt thanks to commissioner m
Dec 1, 2012 2:00pm PST
, bangladesh -- a march in bangladesh, showing how activists have helped this movement go global. 34 million people have been living with hiv. >>> and david beckham's final soccer match is under way. he is playing his final match at the championship game. but beckham is not retiring from soccer. at the age of thirty-seven, he is making his final run before hanging up his cleats. >>> and at a department store, the music, and answer may surprise you. >>> and could be the key here to helping millions who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. we use this board to compare car insurance rates side by side so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] >>> a soldier comes back from war, and learns he has been programmed to respond to certain triggers, in this case, the queen of diamonds to kill a presidential candidate. but can we be
Dec 20, 2012 8:00am PST
a container ship from bangladesh carrying goods for the retail giant walmart. the demonstration was after the factory fire in bangladesh that killed more than 110 workers. the factory have been used to make walmart apparel and the company allegedly played a role in blocking the improvement of safety conditions there. homeland security and port police blocked the demonstrators from approaching the ship as it unloaded its cargo. the action came as the bangladeshi government recommended criminal charges against the tazreen factory's owner for "unpardonable negligence >> leading up to the fire coming up, we will look at the situation in mexico with david barstow. a new study is predicting a current trends hold fatalities caused by guns in the u.s. will likely exceed those caused by traffic incidents for the first time by 2015. according to bloomberg news, while motor vehicle deaths dropped 22% from 2005 to 2010, firearm deaths are now on the rise from a low point in 2000. based on a 10-year average trend, gun deaths will jump to almost 33,0002015, while auto deaths will drop to 32,003 had exp
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
around the world -- the garment factory fire in bangladesh which killed 112 people last month was an act of sabotage, the conclusion of a bangladesh government committee which has been investigating the tragedy. they said someone who worked there was likely responsible and the panel says no matter who set of the fire, the factory owner should be punished because he neglected worker safety. the factory lacked any emergency exits. >> efforts are underway right now to free three foreigners kidnapped in syria. western diplomats say the two russians and an italian were abducted on a road near series of the mediterranean coast. officials said all three were of will use of a private company in syria. it is not exactly clear who is holding them. snow is blanketing parts of the western united states right now. >> outside of portland, oregon, causing big problems for drivers. a lot of vehicle stalled out of the highways but you can see here this is where it is welcome, the ski resorts. in california out-of-state visitors showing up at a resort near lake tahoe and officials project a 10%-50% increa
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
damage. >>> the owner of a bangladesh clothing company where 112 people were killed in a fire last month lost its fire safety certification in june. the owner told the associated press he was only authorized to build a three-story facility. he illegally expanded it to eight stories and was adding a ninth floor at the time of the fire. despite the violation, the factory produced clothes for disney, walmart, and esears. >>> the time is 6:02. we're waiting for the labor department to release november jobs report in just over two hours. economists are predicting that fewer over 200,000 jobs were created last month, in part because of sandy. they feel the unemployment rate will remain at 7.9%. they're also concerned that the fiscal cliff is keeping jobs from hiring. vice president joe biden will have lunch with a group of middle class americans. their taxes could sky rocket if congress and president obama don't reach an agreement on a budget by the end of the year. the white house has highlighted several middle class families' struggles in making the case for a deal. >>> in syria tensioned at
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
in wisconsin and also in bangladesh with the wal-mart and the big fire ed smith. can't wait to talk to him. one of the reporters in from huffington post and congressman keith eliston from minnesota will be along as well. but first. >> this is the full court press. >> on this friday, other headlines, award nomination season continues, the biggest nominations to date were announced yesterday, those for the golden globes all about "lincoln" on the movie side. steven speak he will's moreover movie up for seven. and jango, and zero dark 30. noticeabley appearbsent from the list, "skyfall," "anterior cranial vault remodeling avengers. >> 589 of batman. >> surprising that these mothers that moviesat that aren't yet, but zero dark 30 and jango. >> the world will not end on december 21st. nasa took the time to debunk the mayan prophecy the world is supposed to end next week. nothing from outer space is headed our way and the sun is not in danger of exploding. they have confirmed it. the space agency says it gets hundreds of e-mails daily asking about the end of the wor
Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
big rock benefit, the concert for bangladesh in 1971. and he was the father of popular singer norah jones. ravi shankar died yesterday in san diego. he was 92. if your favorite number is 12, well, this was your day. at 12 past noon, the clock said 12:12. the calendar 12-12-12. some folks thought it was a good day to get married. the husbands will have no excuse for forgetting their anniversary. our researchers tell us that folks who love the number 12 are dodeckafiles. if your favorite number is 12, you are one, too. in a moment, we'll take you to a shop that specializes in restorations of body and soul. check out my new treadmill app. pretty sweet, huh? cute. but don't you have any apps on your phone that can make your life easier? who do you think i am, quicken loans? at quicken loans, we'll provide you with myql mobile. this amazingly useful app allows you to take pictures of your mortgage documents using an iphone or android smart phone... so you can easily send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ooh, la-la! [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male annou
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
. stanford's group wants to disinfect drinking water in bangladesh. in april they go to washington d.c. to prevent their work to a panel of scientists and the winner gets a second grant up to $90,000. >>> local governments are asking the president to create a new no ocean drilling in a 50- mile area from sonoma to mendocino counties. they say it would stretch from bodega bay to point arena along the coast. the congressmen and women are spearheading the drive. >>> dennis allen will be on the sidelines back with the team when the raiders host the denver broncos. allan returned here after spending time with his gravely ill father. his father died on tuesday at the age of 66. >>> well before today's game, roger goodell will be speaking at a fan forum at oracle arena. season ticket holders were elected to be part of it. it will include former stanford john elway and some of the raiders grates, as well as howie long. they will take another step closer to finishing their new stadium. coming up, the signing ceremony that will mark a very special occasion. >>> a beautiful commute so far, how
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
at the presidential palace. >>> more violations are coming to life by the bangladesh clothing factory that caught fire last month. according to the associated press the factory lost its fire safety certification in june because the building was not up to code. we're also learning that the building was only supposed to be three stories but it had been illegally expanded with a ninth story being added at the time of the fire. 112 people died in that fire. >>> john mcafee is back in guatemala after being rushed to the hospital. mcafee was seen by doctors yesterday after complaining about chest pains. it appears he's suffering from high stress. authorities in guatemala denied him political asylum after he was arrested for entering the country illegally. >>> george zimmerman has filed a defamation lawsuit against nbc universal. it's after several edited 911. he claims the network edited the calls to make him sound racist. >>> it was supposed to be fun five-day trip to nor but it has gotten off to a rough start from a youth group from oakland. what the group had stolen from them on their first day to the ea
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